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Mortgage, Credit, Real Estate info, plus details and local info pertaining to New Lenox, the Lincoln-Way Area, Will County, the Greater Chicagoland area, Illinois and Wisconsin



       The Chicago SunTimes says 100.  The Chicago Tribune/WGN's Tommy Skilling says 100 too!      What am I talking about?       The Chicagoland weather forecast for Friday through Saturday, July 1st and 2nd.  That means heat and dangerously high temperatures.  It also means sunshine.  Lots and ...
  The wisdom dispensed here by Richard Weisser of Coweta Fayette Real Estate is of great importance and consequence.  It could mean the difference between being safe in your new home or not.  It literally could mean the difference between life or death if taken to the extreme. Take the time.  Ma...
             Previously, Part 1 of this post,  "Understanding Real Estate Appraisals.  How Appraisals Can Affect the Outcome of Your Transaction",  offered information regarding facts and details addressed and documented within an Appraisal report.      In this post, Part 2, I will attempt to exp...
I so applaud Debe Maxwell's (http://www.iCharlotteRealEstate.com) message in this post. Potential buyers should not ... and cannot rely on others to do what should be some of their responsibility. Yes, they should be able to rely on their professionals. Yes, they should be able to assume that a ...
 Understanding Real Estate Appraisals. How Appraisals Can Effect the Outcome of your Transaction        Inevitably there's a point during my conversation with almost every new mortgage client that the talk turns to the property appraisal.  If the client themself brings up the topic, it's an indic...
  The "Giving Garden" Program.  How to Donate or Participate in DuPage, Kane, Cook, Lake, or McHenry Counties in Illinois        While reading the online Daily Herald today, I ran across information on the "Giving Garden" effort sponsored by the paper.  Given I had just posted an article regardin...
          A short while back, Maureen Bray, from Room Solutions Home Staging, Portland, OR, was kind enough to share  a blog of hers with my readers regarding inexpensive suggestions for updating and remodeling the kitchen within your home.  Maureen's helpful blog still receives many viewers each...
The message contained here is is such an important message for Sellers to hear .. understand .. and act upon. I've read just recently that the first 2 to 3 weeks your home is listed in this current market are absolutely critical. Not have a plan? Not be prepared? Not be priced correctly and inte...
Old Canal Days in Lockport, IL June 17th through June 19th   This Friday night (June 17th) The Old Canal Days parade will kick-off an entire weekend of fun and history in Lockport, IL.  (Click here for Map/Directions). This years parade route will being on State & Third Street and end at 14th & W...
  Cure your Home Buyer's Blues! Get a heapin' helpin' of HomePath INCENTIVES ... Call Me NOW!   FannieMae just announced that they're providing a major "dose" of incentives to cure home buyer's blues.  Incentives that can mean up to a 35% increase in a home buyer's closing credit!   To help more ...

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